Farce movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant farce movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out humorous, funny, clever, absurd, realistic and not serious films and TV shows about / with farce, disorder, chase, catastrophe, dialogue, mentor, storytelling, culture clash, runaway and brutality plots mostly in Comedy, Crime and Adventure genres shot in USA, UK, France and other countries.
farce movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as farce: Johnny English (2003), See No Evil, Hear No Evil (1989), Dirty Rotten Scoundrels (1988), Death at a Funeral (2007), Mafia! (1998), Ace Ventura: When Nature Calls (1995), The Diamond Arm (1969), Your Highness (2011), Oggy and the Cockroaches (1997), The Brothers Grimsby (2016).

List of farce movies

Johnny English (2003)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: UK, France
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Rowan plays the eponymous lead character in a spoof spy thriller. During the course of the story we follow our hero as he attempts to single-handedly save the country from falling into the hands of a despot.
Style: parody, humorous, realistic, exciting, not serious ...
Plot: secret service, farce, spy, comedy of errors, heroes, espionage, secret agents, megalomaniac, british, goofy hero, danger, save the day ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe, london, france
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See No Evil, Hear No Evil (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A murder takes place in the shop of David Lyons, a deaf man who fails to hear the gunshot being fired. Outside, blind man Wally Karue hears the shot but cannot see the perpetrator. Both are arrested, but escape to form an unlikely partnership. Being ...
Style: humorous, not serious, funny, light, absurd ...
Plot: farce, murder, friendship, mute or deaf, chase, blindness, odd couple, disability, false accusation, witness, deaf, crime ...
Time: 80s
Place: manhattan new york city, new jersey
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Dirty Rotten Scoundrels (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Two con men try to settle their rivalry by betting on who can swindle a young American heiress out of $50,000 first.
Style: twists and turns, clever, humorous, witty, talky ...
Plot: farce, con artists, cons and scams, bet, manipulations, high society, rivalry, roulette, competition, casino, paralysis, wheelchair ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 50s, 1950s
Place: french riviera, france, europe, southern france, south of france ...
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The Discreet Charm of the Bourgeoisie (1972)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, Italy, Spain
Duration: 102 min.
Story: In Luis Buñuel’s deliciously satiric masterpiece, an upper-class sextet sits down to dinner but never eats, their attempts continually thwarted by a vaudevillian mixture of events both actual and imagined.
Style: surreal, atmospheric, twists and turns, humorous, talky ...
Plot: farce, high society, satire, smuggling, friendship, police brutality, heroin, guest, dream, dark humor, nothing goes right, social decay ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: europe, france, spain
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Death at a Funeral (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA, Germany, UK, Netherlands
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Chaos ensues when a man tries to expose a dark secret regarding a recently deceased patriarch of a dysfunctional British family.
Style: humorous, not serious, absurd, funny, clever ...
Plot: farce, funeral, dark humor, dysfunctional family, sarcasm, secret, family gatherings, siblings relations, eccentric family, corpse, blackmail, presumed dead ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe, london, united kingdom
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Mafia! (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Takeoff on the Godfather with the son of a mafia king taking over for his dying father.
Style: parody, humorous, not serious, absurd, funny ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: farce, mafia, gangsters, nothing goes right, goofy hero, wedding, husband wife relationship, father son relationship, stupidity, dumb, multiple storylines, adaptation ...
Time: 90s, year 1933, year 1938, year 1967
Place: las vegas, sicily, italy, europe, usa ...
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Ace Ventura: When Nature Calls (1995)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Summoned from an ashram in Tibet, Ace finds himself on a perilous journey into the jungles of Africa to find Shikaka, the missing sacred animal of the friendly Wachati tribe. He must accomplish this before the wedding of the Wachati's Princess ...
Style: humorous, not serious, idiotic, absurd, funny ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens
Plot: adventure, farce, investigation, private detective, save the day, disorder, human animal relationship, goofy hero, crimes, stupidity, jungle, gross out humor ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: africa, nigeria, himalaya, china, asia ...
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The Diamond Arm (1969)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Semyon Gorbunkov goes on a cruise with a smuggler on board. In Istanbul, he slips and breaks his arm. What he didn't know is that this was a signal for the gang of smugglers.
Style: humorous, light, feel good, realistic, funny ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: cons and scams, smuggling, farce, soviet, crimes, nothing goes right, mistaken identity, gem, espionage, police station, goofy hero, undercover agent ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: soviet union, ussr, russia, istanbul turkey
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Your Highness (2011)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A fantasy movie about an arrogant, lazy prince and his more heroic brother who must complete a quest in order to save their father's kingdom.
Style: absurd, not serious, humorous, exciting, parody ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: wizards, farce, dragon, giant, knight, kidnapping, save the princess, escapades, family relations, daring rescue, partners, rivalry ...
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Oggy and the Cockroaches (1997)
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Family
Country: France, Canada, Philippines, Vietnam, South Korea, USA, UK
Duration: 8 min.
TV show
Story: Oggy and the Cockroaches is a French animated comedy series produced by Xilam and Gaumont Film Company.
Style: not serious, humorous, exciting
Audience: family outing, toddlers, kids, pre-teens
Plot: rivalry, farce, cockroach, chase, uninhibited rivalry, animal protagonist, family, cat, cartoon cat, disorder, fight, romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 20th century, 1990s, 2000s ...
Place: usa
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The Brothers Grimsby (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Wrongfully accused and on the run, a top MI6 assassin joins forces with his long-lost, football hooligan brother to save the world from a sinister plot.
Style: humorous, not serious, exciting, parody, ridiculous ...
Plot: spy, farce, satire, culture clash, stupidity, vulgarity, secret agents, virus, espionage, soccer, undercover, on the run ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: england, south africa, northern england, santiago chile, uganda ...
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Not on the Lips (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Musical, Romance
Country: Switzerland, France
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A musical drawing room farce set in Paris in October, 1925. Gilberte, in middle-age, flirts with men but loves her husband Georges, wishing he were more demonstrative. He's negotiating a deal with an American, Eric Thomson, who turns out to be ...
Style: feel good, humorous, realistic, semi serious, witty ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: farce, infidelity, disorder, love triangle, uncover truth, couple relations, lifestyle, love and romance, ambition, romance, opposites attract, dishonesty ...
Time: 1920s, 20s, 20th century
Place: paris france, japan, europe, asia, france
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Stan Helsing (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: It's Halloween night and video store clerk Stan Helsing just got stuck with a last minute request to deliver some videos. With his best friend, his best friend's date, and a smoking hot ex-girlfriend waiting to go to a party, Stan ...
Style: parody, humorous, exciting, scary, satirical ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: farce, halloween, vampire, save the day, deadly creature, supernatural, goofy hero, disorder, deadly, buddies, danger, serial killer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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Brain Donors (1992)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Three manic idiots; a lawyer, cab driver and a handyman team up to run a ballet company to fulfill the will of a millionaire. Stooge-like antics result as the trio try to outwit the rich widow and her scheming big-shot lawyer, who also wants to run ...
Style: humorous, realistic, not serious, absurd, talky ...
Plot: farce, ballet, buddies, nothing goes right, dishonesty, partners, goofy hero, rivalry, misfit, siblings relations, fish out of water, cons and scams ...
Time: 90s, 1930s
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Couples Retreat (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Four couples, all friends, descend on a tropical island resort. Though one husband and wife are there to work on their marriage, the others just want to enjoy some fun in the sun. They soon find, however, that paradise comes at a price: ...
Style: funny, sexy, humorous, not serious, absurd ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, teens
Plot: resort, friendship, couple relations, friends, couples, farce, marriage, island, couples therapy, disorder, divorce, nothing goes right ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: tahiti, chicago illinois, hawaii
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Dracula: Dead and Loving It (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: France, USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: When a lawyer shows up at the vampire's doorstep, he falls prey to his charms and joins him in his search for fresh blood. Enter Dr. van Helsing, who may be the only one able to vanquish the count.
Style: parody, absurd, humorous, funny, gothic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: dracula, farce, vampire, hypnosis, goofy hero, supernatural, heroic mission, save the day, deadly creature, palaces castles and temples, love, master villain ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century, victorian, 1890s, 1930s
Place: england, europe, london, transylvania
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Police Academy (1984)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: New rules enforced by the Lady Mayoress mean that sex, weight, height and intelligence need no longer be a factor for joining the Police Force. This opens the floodgates for all and sundry to enter the Police Academy, much to the chagrin of the ...
Style: funny, light, humorous, parody, idiotic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: police academy, farce, officers and cadets, goofy hero, rookie, recruit, instructor, chase, prank, police, disorder, anti heroes ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, israel, los angeles
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My Boss's Daughter (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: When a young man agrees to housesit for his boss, he thinks it'll be the perfect opportunity to get close to the woman he desperately has a crush on – his boss's daughter. But he doesn't plan on the long line of other houseguests ...
Style: not serious, humorous, feel good, idiotic, funny ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night
Plot: farce, fish out of water, workplace, nothing goes right, romance, disorder, misfit, goofy hero, obnoxious boss, looking for love, boss and employee, estate ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: chicago illinois, usa
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Role Models (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Two salesmen trash a company truck on an energy drink-fueled bender. Upon their arrest, the court gives them a choice: do hard time or spend 150 service hours with a mentorship program. After one day with the kids, however, jail doesn't look ...
Style: humorous, feel good, witty, sentimental, not serious ...
Audience: kids, teens
Plot: lifestyle change, friends, farce, dimwit, community service, teaching the ways of the world, youth, character change, adolescence, mentor, friendship, womanizer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles, venice beach california
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The Pink Panther Strikes Again (1976)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Charles Dreyfus, who has finally cracked over inspector Clouseau's antics, escapes from a mental institution and launches an elaborate plan to get rid of Clouseau once and for all.
Style: humorous, exciting, not serious, witty, funny ...
Plot: farce, kidnapping, vengeance, chase, crimes, save the world, comedy of errors, manic, fighting crime, goofy hero, master criminal, uninhibited rivalry ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: west germany, england, munich germany
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Young Frankenstein (1974)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A young neurosurgeon inherits the castle of his grandfather, the famous Dr. Victor von Frankenstein. In the castle he finds a funny hunchback, a pretty lab assistant and the elderly housekeeper. Young Frankenstein believes that the work of his ...
Style: parody, humorous, not serious, absurd, gothic ...
Plot: mad scientist, monster, farce, experiment, scientist, castle, frankenstein, haunted by the past, disorder, inheritance, experiment gone awry, surgery ...
Time: 1930s, 1940s, 70s
Place: europe, transylvania, usa
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Who's Minding the Store? (1963)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Jerry Lewis plays Norman Phiffer, a proud man in a humble life, who doesn't know that his girlfriend, Barbara, is heir to the Tuttle Department Store dynasty. Mrs. Tuttle, Barbara's mother, is determined to split the two lovers, and hires ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, light, feel good ...
Plot: farce, department store, wooing, parents and children, rise to the top, family relations, romance, store, chaos and mayhem, mistaken identity, disorder, goofy hero ...
Time: 60s
Place: new york
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Mr. Bean (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: UK
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Mr Bean turns simple everyday tasks into chaotic situations and will leave you in stitches as he creates havoc wherever he goes.
Style: humorous, odd, not serious, realistic, sitcom ...
Audience: teens
Plot: misfit, farce, weirdo, british humour, goofy hero, nothing goes right, problem solving, fish out of water, socially awkward, comedy of errors, stupidity, eccentricity ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 1990s, 90s
Place: london, england, europe, united kingdom
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Spy Hard (1996)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: The evil Gen. Rancor has his sights set on world domination, and only one man can stop him: Dick Steele, also known as Agent WD-40. Rancor needs to obtain a computer circuit for the missile that he is planning to fire, so Steele teams up with ...
Style: parody, not serious, humorous, witty, absurd ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: farce, james bond spoof, kgb, secret agents, goofy hero, save the world, heroic mission, disorder, criminal's revenge, master criminal, race against time, undercover ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: los angeles
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Seems Like Old Times (1980)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Writer Nick Gardenia is kidnapped from his California cliffhouse and forced to rob a bank. Now a fugitive, he seeks help from his ex, Glenda. She is a public defender remarried to a prosecutor, and we get a houseful of hijinks.
Style: humorous, witty, feel good, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: farce, romance, couple relations, dishonesty, crimes, unlikely criminals, nothing goes right, love and romance, on the run, disorder, love affair, love triangle ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: california, usa, san francisco
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Johnny English Reborn (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: UK, France, USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: The most prominent heads of state in the world begin gathering for a conference that could have a major impact on global politics. When MI-7 receives word that the Chinese premier has become the target of some high-powered killers, it falls on ...
Style: humorous, not serious, exciting, funny, entertaining ...
Plot: assassination attempt, secret agents, farce, spy spoof, espionage, gadget, prime minister, secret agent, james bond spoof, secret service, goofy hero, political conspiracy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: england, asia, europe, hong kong, london ...
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The Pink Panther (1963)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: The trademark of The Phantom, a renowned jewel thief, is a glove left at the scene of the crime. Inspector Clouseau, an expert on The Phantom's exploits, feels sure that he knows where The Phantom will strike next and leaves Paris for ...
Style: witty, not serious, humorous, exciting, realistic ...
Plot: farce, princess, master criminal, crime, safecracker, clumsiness, clumsy, police investigation, bug, uninhibited rivalry, incompetent police, law enforcement ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s, 50s, 1950s
Place: europe, switzerland, rome italy, los angeles, italy ...
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Naked Gun 33⅓: The Final Insult (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Frank Drebin is persuaded out of retirement to go undercover in a state prison. There he is to find out what top terrorist, Rocco, has planned for when he escapes. Frank's wife, Jane, is desperate for a baby.. this adds to Frank's ...
Style: parody, humorous, realistic, not serious, suspense ...
Audience: family outing, date night, teens
Plot: farce, terrorism, undercover, race against time, danger, master criminal, save the day, disorder, crimes, law enforcement, crime, goofy hero ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 70s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
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The Naked Gun: From the Files of Police Squad! (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: When the incompetent Officer Frank Drebin seeks the ruthless killer of his partner, he stumbles upon an attempt to assassinate Queen Elizabeth.
Style: parody, humorous, not serious, light, witty ...
Audience: teens, family outing, date night
Plot: farce, deadpan, baseball, dimwit, crimes, police, stupidity, investigation, gunfight, assassination attempt, mind control, police investigation ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, usa, beirut lebanon, england
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Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Pepa resolves to kill herself with a batch of sleeping-pill-laced gazpacho after her lover leaves her. Fortunately, she is interrupted by a deliciously chaotic series of events.
Style: humorous, realistic, feel good, semi serious, twists and turns ...
Plot: farce, suicide attempt, nervous breakdown, couple relations, track down, twists & turns, terrorist, adultery, male female relationship, female protagonist, frustration, sleeping pill ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: spain, madrid, latin america
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